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Ignacia P. Sevilla

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 10, 2013
Ignacia P. Sevilla, 74, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Mariebel Gallano; brothers Johnny, Felix, Sebastian and Remigio Pecpec; and sisters Isabel Libed, Carlina Guzman and Luzviminda Pucan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Prather Cowen

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
James Prather Cowen, 62, of Kailua, an oceanography professor for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Kailua. He was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Beverly L. Quon, sons Natahan J.Q. and John L., father John B. and brother Robert K. Services: 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at Kalama Beach Club, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Montessori Community School. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Russell William Swaney

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Russell William Swaney, 83, of Aiea, a retired switchman and repairman for Hawaiian Telcom and Verizon, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waynesfield, Ohio. He is survived by son Russell Jr.; brothers John, Norman, Ralph and Larry; sisters Ruthie Ogletree, Wava Mitchel, MaryJane Ausberger and Judy Craig; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Janet Mew Oi Chun Fong

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 18, 2013
Janet Mew Oi Chun Fong, 86, of Honolulu, a dental receptionist and assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son David; daughters Charlene Fong-Choy, Darlene Metter, Lucy Wong, Carole Fong Kutchins, Janice Fong Ung, and Lisa and Tina Fong; brothers Harold, Roy, Elroy, Reginald and Warren Chun; sisters Audrey Lee, Sally Leong, Mew Fee Chow and Marlene Chan; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry Isamu Takeuchi

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 17, 2013
Harry Isamu Takeuchi, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Brewer Environmental amployee and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Troy and Tod-Casey, daughters Tracey Miller and Trisha Takeuchi, brothers Rodney and Calvin, sisters Sandra Gallant and Jean Marlow, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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William F. Heilbron

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 2, 2013
William F. Heilbron, 82, of Kaneohe, a business owner and Air National Guard veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Burt, Kurt, Kent, William and Zachary; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ruth T. Umemoto

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 29, 2013
Ruth T. Umemoto, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by sons John T. and Donald G., daughters Elizabeth Sweet and Anne A. Kleinerman, sister Hideko Nishioka, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at City Memorial Park, 144 Judd St.

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Soken Itomura

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Soken “Sho” Itomura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Ito’s Chevron mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akie; sons Alan and Renold; sisters Kathleen Y. Chun-Ming, Hideko “Heidi” Ishibashi, Sachi Cox and Sue Yamamoto; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ruby K. Yamamoto

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 13, 2013
Ruby K. Yamamoto, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin N., daughters Myrna May C. Leigh and Eileen A. Hirai, sisters Florence M. Yasuda and Nora Y. Inaba, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thelma Florene Rutkoskie

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 9, 2013
Thelma Florene Rutkoskie, 96, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in South Dakota. She is survived by sons Greg, Dennis and Clayton McKeown; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mariano Sagisi Sagaysay

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Mariano Sagisi Sagaysay, 72, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel utility steward, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Marlon and Jalemar; daughter Jane; brothers Hilario “Mario,” John “Jun,” Geronimo “Gerry” and William; sisters Crispina Sagaysay, Juanita “Masing” Eugenio and Luzviminda Peros; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Kiyoshi Sasaki

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Robert Kiyoshi Sasaki, 72, of Honolulu, a vice chairman at Alexander & Baldwin Real Estate Services, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vivian, son Robert C. “Bobby,” daughter Jessica L., mother Maizie N. and brothers John and Richard. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keaaumoku St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Conrad Clayton Suan Sr.

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

June 26, 2013
Conrad Clayton “Adoy” Suan Sr., 90, of Waianae, a retired Hirano Bros. carpenter, former Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard maintenance department employee and bassist with Conrad & His Sextets, died in Aiea. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Conrad Jr., Michael, Ronald Sr., Alan, Adrian and Dean; daughters Hedy, Sandra, Vanessa and Marlyn; brother Nando; sisters Connie and Priscilla; 28 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shizue Tanaka

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 11, 2013
Shizue Tanaka, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Schools cook, died in Waipahu. She was born in Kawailoa. She is survived by sons Walter K., Robert K. and Douglas H.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Bingham Lomitusi Tuisamatatele

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 10, 2013
Bingham Lomitusi Tuisamatatele, 90, of Honolulu, a Church of the New Testament pastor, died in Honolulu. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Esi; sons Ala, Bingham, Tavita, Suiai, Itula and Lomitusi; daughters Laavasa, Faaulu and Faatupu; 36 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the New Testament, 1311 Prospect St. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Arrianna Victoria Diaz

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 2, 2013
Arrianna Victoria Diaz, 18, of Waipahu died at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by parents Carlos Eric Diaz and Juliet Bartolome. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Hickam Air Force Base Chapel, 180 Kuntz Ave. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Contact Juliet Bartolome at 386-5396 for more information. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Alice Miyoko Higa

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 20, 2013
Alice Miyoko Higa, 88, of Kaneohe, an owner and proprietor of a bulldozing company, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Brian; daughter Constance Zimmerman; brothers Kiyoshi, Richard, Harold and Robert; sister Helen Sakurai; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emma Ibea Hoffmann

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 11, 2013
Emma Ibea Hoffmann, 54, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Beach Hotel housekeeper, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Steven, brothers Felix and Fred Agdeppa, and sister Teresita Hostallero. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chad Kevin Hundley

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Chad Kevin Hundley, 40, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a former Hawaii County Fire Department firefighter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Tiger and Talon; mother Caroline K. Kuilipule; stepfather Preston Kuilipule; and sisters Lynn Iokepa, Lezli Strength and Laura Hundley. Private services.

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Takao Imae

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Takao Imae, 90, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. mechanic, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Hubert, daughter Susan Spegar, brother Thomas Imaye, sister June Fukuoka and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dorothy Yoshiko Kamioka

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 25, 2013
Dorothy Yoshiko “Dot” Kamioka, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Lanakila Health Center nurse, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons John M. and Thomas M., daughter Mary M. Kitsu, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Matao Nihei

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 4, 2013
Matao Nihei, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense electronics technician at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice A., son Clayton, daughter Dora Miyagi and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Brillante Pedro Pagaduan

Posted On August 1st, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Brillante Pedro Pagaduan, 96, of Honolulu died in Lilliha Health Care Center. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Ricardo, Victorio and Eusebio; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date.

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Charles Phillips Cavaco

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 16, 2013
Charles Phillips Cavaco, 88, of Kailua, a retired fire captain for the Honolulu Fire Department, Kailua Station, Engine 18, and a Honolulu Iron Works machinist, died in Kailua. He was also a Navy veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Sheila Silva, Sharon Iguchi, Darlene Medeiros and Debbie Peace; brother Wallace W.; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Walter Edward Pollack Jr.

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 6, 2013
Walter Edward “Eddie” Pollack Jr., 77, of Pearl City, an escort and driver for Henry Yim Tours, Gray Line Hawaii and Funsun Tours, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice P., son Braden, daughter Nadine Jarra, sister Joan Keaulana, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Gary Conley Chun

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 10, 2013
Gary Conley Chun, 65, of Mililani, a Menehune Water Co. outside sales representative, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorna Y.L., son Nathan H.C., brother Irving and sisters Evelyn Kusek and Cora Chun. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Kiyoshi Sasaki

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Robert Kiyoshi Sasaki, 72, of Honolulu, a vice chairman at Alexander & Baldwin Real Estate Services, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vivian, son Robert C. “Bobby,” daughter Jessica L., mother Maizie and brothers John and Richard. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keaaumoku St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lawrence Taion Dedrick

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
Lawrence Taion Dedrick, 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an automobile mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by sons Manuel, Charles “Kale” and Larry Dedrick, and Kalama Hiapo; daughters Loranett Dedrick-Hiapo, Collette Hale, Ruth Gonzales, Luana Gibson, Lee Dennis, Deanna Peneku-Parsons and Keko‘olani Peneku; father Charles; mother Grace; brothers Charles Jr., Mitchell, Dewayne and Cory Ho‘omana; and sisters Grace Hosino, Naomi Wampler, and Denise and Nadine Ho‘omana. Services on Sunday. For more information, call Loranett Dedrick-Hiapo at 769-8208.

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Harry Young Hoon Soo

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 18, 2013
Harry Young Hoon Soo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired business executive and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl W.; son Bradley; daughter Bethany Kouchi; sisters Jennie Chow, Evelyn Shiroma and Kathleen Ong; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jose Felipe Domingo

Posted On July 31st, 2013 -

July 2, 2013
Jose Felipe Domingo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Shriners Hospitals for Children grounds maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marciana A.; daughters Myrna Ballesteros, Elsie Damaso, Gening Domingo and Arlyne Takiue; brothers Alejo and Rolando; sisters Rosalia Batcan and Nieves Magaway; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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